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Daily Life in Georgian England as Reported in the Gentleman’s Magazine

Samuel Johnson once remarked that Edward Cave, founder and first editor of the Gentleman’s Magazine in 1731, ‘never looked out of the window but with a view to the Gentleman’s Magazine.’ (1) This view encompassed the diversity of Georgian life, politics and culture. It captivated Cave’s readers and established the magazine as the leading periodicalContinue reading “Daily Life in Georgian England as Reported in the Gentleman’s Magazine”